Chapter 26 - Self-Evaluation and Chapter Confidence

The skin is important in protecting against infectious pathogens because

All of the following act as barriers to invasion of the skin by pathogens except

Necrotizing fasciitis is caused by

Inflammatory acne is caused by

Scalded skin syndrome is caused by

The etiologic agent of gas gangrene is

The characteristic signs of smallpox are

The etiologic agent of chickenpox is

Cold sores are formed as a result of infection with

Thrush results from infection with

Humans acquire cutaneous leishmaniasis through

Conjunctivitis is an

The current treatment for neonatal gonorrheal ophthalmia is with

Answer if the following statement is correct or incorrect: Most skin infections are caused by only a few types of pathogens.

Answer if the following statement is correct or incorrect: Folliculitis is treated with antibiotics.

Answer if the following statement is correct or incorrect: Gas gangrene causes necrosis of tissues and can be rapidly fatal.

Answer if the following statement is correct or incorrect: Cutaneous anthrax is usually a fatal infection.

Answer if the following statement is correct or incorrect: The eye is protected from infection by the lacrimal apparatus.